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're in an environment where it is too clean you could get the next infection that comes along. >> give me a deep breath. >> reporter: the doctor says our super clean life-style could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> i view the immune system as an army, and if it doesn't have anything to fight, in many cases it will fight allergens. >> dogs, cats, trees. >> reporter: she has allergies, as well as three of her friends at school. >> we can't be like a normal kid. >> reporter: recent studies give new weight to the decades-old theory that some germs help our systems, between the harmful and harmless irritants. these findings of this population shows that kids raised on cow farms had reduced risk of allergies. >> there is a link between the farming community having less of a link between the allergies, and the kids having less of them as they grow up. >> reporter: the experts say the alcohol-based sanitizers do have a place in our lives. in hospitals, public places, and for those of us with compromised immune systems. >> the key is to balance personal clea
environment for women, but it doesn't necessarily mean special environment. >> reporter: yahoo! hired mayer as a its ceo in july knowing she was pregnant. mayer plans to be back in the office within one or two weeks. that, too, is generating flap. >> we should be sending the message that women need more maternity leave and better benefits and need more time. they need a workplace that understands that this is a period of time that women need to be with a baby. >> reporter: all this criticism could make the corner office look real good to mayer. >> mommies are hard on each other. mommies are very tough. a lot of criticism probably for everything she does, while being a mommy. >> yahoo! did not respond to a request for comment from nbc news. >> all right, so, you ready for the big chill coming our way? >> no, i'm not. not yet, but i'm going to go find the coat tonight. >> i think most people would say, richard and pat, that they're not ready. i'm not ready either. i think maybe the trees may be ready because look at that, great fall color out there right now. this is new river gorge, west vir
the world. >> here to explain why these birds are so important to the environment is sea world and bush gardens ambassador and friend, julie scardina. we want to talk about this whale it's gotten a lot of press. the whale's name is nakai and there was a huge gash taken out of the chunk of the chin and the question was peta was asking, was this a whale fight? did something happen? how did the injury happen? >> he injured it against the side of the pool or one of the areas where he goes through the channels and things like that. so we, i was just there, i saw him he's actually doing really, really well. >> healing? >> it's hard to look at that. >> definitely not a sightly injury there, but it's amazing how well he is doing. he's responding to the other whales and the trainers and everything just like normal. >> will that regenerate, will it grow back? >> yes. actually we're figuring that after it all grows back in, just like a normal wound, it gran hates. -- it granulates. >> but he's in chlorine. >> it heals up really good and i'm thinking, that's good for the whale. >> no. >> salt also
're about to see. i mean, this hostile environments wherever we go on the road and definitely different from regular season, even though you have to kind of treat it as if it's the same. >> winning is not easy. winning the whole thing is tough. it takes a lot. so we're in good position. we've come this far, and, you know, we're here. we've got a chance. >> two on the road, the nats first home game will be on wednesday. >>> the birds are hoping to take that oriole magic on the road. o's know where they're going, to texas, for a wildcard showdown with the rangers. first pitch 8:30 tomorrow night. alfred morris and the redskins are hosting the falcons on sunday. skins come in with the league's top-ranked rushing attack. rg3 is getting headlines for his runs but it's morris, the other rookie, on pace for 1500 yards this season. the sixth rounder may be the surprise find of the draft, but mike shanahan knew he was special from the get-go. >> you could see right away that he had a natural feel, he could make people miss. i liked the way he practices every day because he comes out there with the mi
, these incidents paint a clear picture that the environment in libya was fragile at best and could degrade quickly. tonight four republican senators led by john mccain are demanding answers from the cia director and other top intelligence officials in what is becoming an explosive campaign issue. the state department denies it denied the request for more security. but says house republicans cut $300 million from their security budget. tonight four weeks after the attack, the department gave its first blow by blow account of what was clearly a well organized assault, never a spontaneous demonstration as officials first claimed. brian? >> hearings tomorrow. andrea mitchell with our story. thanks. >>> from pakistan tonight a truly shocking story of brutality against a 14-year-old girl targeted r assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's known as a fighter for peace, for the right of girls like h
the importance of physical activity, raise their concern for the environment and focus on the need for safer routes for walking. >> it represents what can happen in a split second. two teenagers hit not far froo here. >> the fire chief put his walking shoes on along with councilmembers and local officials joining students, staff and parents. >> i think the kids absolutely love it. if it were up to the kids, they would do this every day. >> reporter: to end the morning, a performance for us, a song about pedestrian safety as they geared up for this year's walk to school day. this isn't the end of it. many of these kids say they plan to walk home as well at the end of the day. in silver spring, maryland, melissa mollet. >> folks driving this afternoon should keep an eye out for the kids walking. >> yes, they should. danella sealock has the latest on the traffic. >> good morning. it was a tough commute. now, things are looking a lot better. a lot of fender benders because of fog earlier. the road looks clear. i want to show you the american legion bridge. road work is blocking the left lane her
and recently suffered a heart attack surviving one week in this unforgiving environment is hard. and this week officials started sending out cadaver dogs. >> it is a very difficult place to survive. he's been out there seven days. if he is still here, he would have to be very adaptable to these times of conditions in order to survive that long. >> now at 6:00, the suspicious disappearance of a northern virginia mother. >>> right now a woman is missing and it turned out someone called the cop on her. >> deadly consequences after a police chase. police want a video taken down. >>> most of the rain is gone but drivers could face new threats. >>> now to the race for the white house. we are a little more than 24 hours away from the first presidential debate between president obama and mitt romney. there are indications tonight that are significant number of american will be watching. in a newly released nbc news "wall street journal" survey, nearly 40% of the voters polled said the debates will be an important factor in deciding their vote. steve handelsman joins us from denver where the debate wil
is not contaminated. >> the steroid injections are supposed to be produced under a sterile environment and still not clear how this batch was contaminated with some kind of fu fungus. the centers for disease control is looking into that in a multi-state investigation. important for people to know that this type of meningitis is not contagious and it is very likely we're going to hear more about this meningitis story in the next few days and weeks ahead. everybody seems to agree that more cases are going to be emerging. this kind of meningitis develops pretty slowly. wendy? >> dorene, thanks. >>> a scare in a bethesda neighborhood when they ruptured a propane tank. they prepared to evacuate three homes this morning. first reports claimed a 5,000 gallon tank was leaking. once firefighters arrived, they realized it was a smaller tank which didn't pose as great a risk but it was still dangerous. propane workers stopped the leaks until permanent repairs can be finished. >>> part of south glebe road in arlington is still blocked after an early morning crash. a driver slammed her car into a utility pol
of the pool's environment. immediately prior to him sustaining the injury, he and two other whales were engaged in normal social behavior. the theme park's orca program has come under fire before. in 2010, a trainer was killed by nakai's father, tilikum after the orca dragged her into the water by her pony tail in front of an audience full of horrified spectators. federal regulators have since banned them from entering the water during a performance with orcas and seaworld says it has improved procedures. >> they swim in endless circles in chemically treated water for dead fish all for the amusement of tourists. it is cruelty from the day they are born until the day they die. >> reporter: seaworld says it treats its animals with the utmost care and in a statement adds, there is no organization in the world more committed to the physical, social and mental welfare of its animals than seaworld. >> we contacted the department of agriculture about peta's complaint. they say an inspector will be send to sea world to check the validity of the claim. >>> now at 5:00, breaking news at this hour
's injury occurred when he came into contact with a portion of the pool environment. immediately prior to nakai sustaining the injury, he and two other whales were engaged in normal social behavior. the theme park's orca program has come under fire before. in 2010 a trainer was killed by nakai's father tilikum at seaworld, orlando offer the orca dragged her by her hair into the matter by her pony tail in front of spectators. federal regulators have band seaworld trainers from entering the water and seaworld says it has improved safety procedures. >> they swim in endless circles in chemically treated water for dead fish all for the entertainment of tourists and it's cruelty. >> reporter: seaworld says it treats the whales with utmost care and in its statement adds there is no organization in the world more committed to the physical, social and mental welfare of its animals than seaworld. despite that statement released by seaworld, peta says they will be here to protest at the park tomorrow. david? >> all right. miguel almaguer, thank you very much. now a check of the weather from al. >
. take a look at the video we shot earlier. it is only a demonstration in a controlled environment. the flames are a har ch reminder of how often this plays out in homes. cooking equipment and kitchen fires are the number one cause. here at the consumer product commission in montgomery county, they show how quickly a simple flame can get out of control. your heating and cooling equipment is the next likely culprit including space heaters that kill 100 people a year. fire retardant curtains. i was impressed with how well they worked. no fire to report. overall six people die every day in house fires. a statistic that can be lowered. >> there are too many fires in the united states. too many fires. they happen every minute every day. as chief mitchell said, six people die every couple minutes here in this united states from a fire. that's a tragedy. >> reporter: barbara and keith, we said at the top of the broadcast here and we are going to say it again, the number one thing, smoke detectors. make sure you have them and the batteries work. have them in every room of your home. it's t
could be bad for you. doctors say if you're in a normal environment and you're not exposed to germs, overusing hand sanitizers might make you more susceptible to infections. doctors say a super-clean lifestyle could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> agree with that. pretty soon you'll be able to see the calorie count wheni do buy a soda from the vending machine. coke, pepsi and dr. pepper are rolling out machines that will feature calorie counts on the buttons of the machine. the machines will launch in chicago and san antonio next year. the american beverage association says the machines will remind customers to consider lower calorie alternatives. do you think there will be a rise in the diet coke and diet pepsi and all those drinks? >> i think people have to take responsibility for themselves. do you have to put the numbers on the machines? remind people? you know what you should and shouldn't be eating or drinking, come on. >> all right. 5:21. >> if i don't want to know, i don't want to know, don't put the numbers there. >> ign
of view which ultimately means it's a really supportive environment for women but doesn't necessarily mean special treatment for women. >> reporter: yahoo! hired mayer as its ceo in july knowing that she was pregnant. when mayer gave birth sunday, a yahoo! spokeswoman told the "new york times" mayer plans to be back in the office within one to two weeks. that, too, is generating flack. >> we should be sending a message that women need more maternity leave. they need better benefits and need more time. they need a workplace that understands that this is a period of time that women need to be with a baby. >> all this criticism could make the corner office look real good to mayer. >> mommies are hard on each other, very tough. she will get a lot of criticism for everything she does while being a mommy. >> reporter: now nbc news reached out to yahoo! for comments but did not hear back. mayer and her husband zachary bogue are also looking for help to name their son and that, too is generating controversy, reportedly sending out an e-mail to family and friends asking for suggestions. now in the
jobs in this environment. i'll make one more point -- >> no, no. you mentioned the taxes thing for a moment. mr. president. >> well, we've had this discussion before. >> about the idea that in order to reduce the deficit there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. >> there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. now, governor romney has ruled out revenue. >> absolutely. >> so -- >> look, the revenue i get is by more people working, getting higher pay, paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and how we balance the budget. >> right. >> but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain -- spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> okay. >> we're now spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path to spain. i want to go down the path of growth to puts americans to work with more money coming in because they're working. >> but mr. president, you're saying in order to get it -- the job done it's got to be balanced. >> if we're serious, we've g
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